The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank - - 19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - - 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.93% 1.02% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Average salary £31,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Firewall
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Preston

Firewall
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) VMware